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Houses

An Architectural Guide

Charles O'Brien

An enthusiast’s guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book, now in paperback, also enables readers to discover more about the history of their own houses. Users can learn to interpret domestic...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Wu Song Kills a Tiger

Volume Five, Supplementary Reading Series for Intermediate Chinese Reader

Yung Teng Chia-yee

One of the most famous episodes from Water Margin, a traditional Chinese novel, is here retold in simple Chinese. This text is the fifth volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. It is...

March 11, 1978, Paper, $15.00

The Renaissance in Europe

A Reader

Edited by Keith Whitlock

How important was the Renaissance in the development of Western civilization? To what extent did the Renaissance mediate or challenge tradition and notions of authority? What factors determined the reception of...

March 11, 2000, Paper, $15.00

National Gallery Pocket Collection

Introduction by Leah Kharibian

The National Gallery, London, home to celebrated works by Leonardo, Titian, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Eyck, Van Gogh, and many others, contains paintings that rank among the finest in the history of Western European art....

June 23, 2009, Cloth, $15.00

Wall Street

America's Dream Palace

Steve Fraser

Meet the imperious aristocrat, the wily confidence man, the Napoleonic hero, and the soulless sinner—iconic figures on the Street since the days of the Revolution Wall Street: no other place on earth is...

April 14, 2009, Paper, $15.00

El Greco to Goya

Spanish Painting

Dawson W. Carr

This book presents highlights of the National Gallery’s outstanding collection of Spanish painting from the 15th to the 19th century—considered one of the finest outside of Spain. Haunting works by El...

November 3, 2009, Paper, $15.00

Duccio to Leonardo

Renaissance Painting 1250-1500

Simona Di Nepi

This generously illustrated book presents highlights from the National Gallery’s display of Italian Renaissance painting, one of the richest collections of its kind in the world. Duccio to Leonardo focuses on...

November 24, 2009, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Faces

Alexander Sturgis

Faces are everywhere in the National Gallery’s collection: in portraits and narrative scenes, in allegories and paintings of everyday life. It is often the faces shown that communicate most directly in a picture;...

January 5, 2010, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Saints

Erika Langmuir

Drawing on the National Gallery’s comprehensive collection of religious images, A Closer Look: Saints explains the importance of saints and their role in the history of European painting. Erika Langmuir underlines...

January 5, 2010, Paper, $15.00

Fred Astaire

Joseph Epstein

A portrait of America’s most graceful and elegant male dancer and how he came to represent the essence of style, suavity, and charm Joseph Epstein’s Fred Astaire investigates the great dancer...

October 6, 2009, Paper, $15.00

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